On Montauk Variations

“Deceptively devastating”

The Sunday Times’ ‘Left Field Album Of The Year 2012’

“Fascinating, heart-warming stuff”

***** BBC Music Magazine

“A series of delicate improvisations that explore the chill, romanic edgelands of British pastoral composition”

**** Mojo

“Exceptionally imaginative”

Time Out

“A very very lovely beautiful album”

Jamie Cullum, BBC Radio 2

“Impossibly fine”

Max Reinhardt, BBC Radio 3’s Late Junction

“Endearing, if not inspiring… a stirring listen”

8/10 Drowned in Sound

“An assured but quiet intensity… a penchant for timing, space and reflection that results in refreshingly honest and original work”

**** Music OMH

“A real delight”

Jez Nelson, BBC R3 Jazz On 3

“Bourne has confounded expectations”

BBC Music

“Year zero improvising of the highest order”


“Whether mellow and romantic (Juliet) or tumultuously erratic (Étude Psychotique), Bourne’s work is ceaselessly inventive and always absorbing”

**** The Skinny